Police: 21-year-old female robbed at 45th & Pine; a series of burglaries this month

Posted on 16 March 2012

A 21-year-old Asian female was robbed at 1:50 a.m. on Thursday, March 15. The woman was walking toward 45th and Pine from Baltimore Avenue with a group of friends when she was pushed from behind and her iPhone was snatched.

Police say that the victim and her friends were likely followed by the attackers (three 17-18-year-old black males) to 45th and Pine from Baltimore Avenue. Two of the attackers were wearing hoodies, grey and white. The description of the third attacker was not provided, according to Lt. John Walker of the Southwest Detectives.

Walker also passed information regarding a series of burglaries that have occurred in the neighborhood this month (see map below) when a few residences were broken into and electronics were stolen. It appears that the same person or a group of people were involved in more than one of them, Walker says. Walker is asking residents to apply caution and to never leave your doors unlocked and windows open when you’re away.

5 Comments For This Post

  1. Bring Back The Fuzz Says:

    Thanks for posting about this and the burglaries. It would have been great to have The Fuzz tweeting. This is the kind of information that he was very helpful in disseminating. Any further word on his status. I saw the email from the PPD spokeswoman.

  2. Tim Says:

    It is important to stay alert, particularly in the circumstances described here.

  3. Phil Says:

    Thanks for including a map of the burglaries!

  4. CJ Says:

    Thanks for the blog. This incident is another example that urban gentrification does not work.

  5. MDS Chill Says:

    What in the world does that mean, CJ?

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